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16 July 2018

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee considers simple steps that contract cleaners can take to cut down on plastic waste, and encourage their own clients to boost recycling activities.

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16 July 2018

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition.

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16 July 2018

RPC bpi recycled products has been named ‘Plastics Recycling Business of the Year’ in the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, organised by Letsrecycle.com, the UK’s leading independent website for the sector.

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16 July 2018

Method Recycling describe themselves as "the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces".

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16 July 2018

With Weightron's IWM system you can accurately bill each occupant for their waste and recycling, the easy way. 

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22 June 2018

Engie, one of the biggest FM companies in the UK, have expressed their delight on behalf of their clients over switching to green cleaning with Green World Innovations, in the form of the Tersano lotus PRO.

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16 July 2018

Cardiff-based Genesis Biosciences, a global biosciences company specialising in safe and natural microbial products, widely used in the professional cleaning industries, has recently launched its products on Amazon, in a move that will make the cleaning range available to the consumer market.

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22 June 2018

RPC bpi recycled products has been named ‘Plastics Recycling Business of the Year’ in the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, organised by Letsrecycle.com, a leading independent website for the sector.

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22 June 2018

Method Recycling has launched into the UK. The company makes visible, flexible and stylish recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces.

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22 June 2018

Delphis Eco says it is leading the way in eco-friendly cleaning chemicals with its extensive range of products that not only are kind to the environment but come packaged, in what is believed to be a world-first recycling initiative, in 100% recycled plastic packaging.

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22 June 2018

The J-Cloth Biodegradable from Chicopee (Berry Plastics) is described as the ultimate eco-friendly wipe. As the name suggests, the wipe is both fully biodegradable and compostable, meeting all relevant DIN standards and carrying the seedling logo, granted by DIN-Certo, as proof of its green credentials. 

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22 June 2018

At the prize-giving ceremony for the first German Innovation Award on 6th June 2018 in Berlin, GELITA AG was awarded gold for its detergent additive NOVOTEC CB800.

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13 June 2018

Leafield Environmental’s range of high durability recycling and waste collection solutions was an undisputed hit at Interclean in Amsterdam, according to the company.

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12 April 2018

While the U.S. only makes up four percent of the world’s population, it produces about 30 percent of the world’s waste. Plus, two-thirds of what they toss out eventually ends up in landfills or is burned in incinerators.

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13 April 2018

Is graffiti art or is it just an act of plain vandalism? Opinions on this differ greatly. However, the fact is that the name of the artist is seldom known and the cost of removing unwanted drawings, texts or symbols is usually borne by the community at large or by the owner of the object.

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12 April 2018

For almost 100 years Evans Vanodine has been offering chemical solutions to real world problems, from bactericidal hand soaps to kitchen disinfectants. Evans is also committed to helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, by reducing their use of plastic.

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20 April 2018

As a proud British manufacturer, Bio-Productions says it works hard to help companies maintain a spotless reputation.

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11 April 2018

There are many things the professional cleaning industry can do to help reduce waste. One that is getting particular attention right now is reducing plastic trash liner waste according to Kaivac.

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11 April 2018

Further to the launch of its packaging made from 100% recycled plastic waste and applied across all its sustainable (all-natural) cleaning chemical products, British brand, Delphis Eco welcomed Alex Sobel MP for Leeds North West to its offices recently to show him the innovation first hand and discuss how Government and its associated advisory committees could do more to drive early adoption of recycled plastic waste across all consumer packaging.

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24 May 2018

Derby-based HSG, an expert in washroom water conservation and services, has further developed its range of water conservation products with the launch of a smart water management system.

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FEATURES

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28 June 2018

Phil Smith, group sales director at Templewood Services/LCC Support Services, highlights the latest sustainable solutions that are transforming cleaning services

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27 June 2018

Many cleaning professionals believe 'green' and 'sustainability' are essentially the same things. Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, discusses just how different they are

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14 February 2018

Diversey has been a long-term supporter and partner of the Golden Service Awards, initially as a category sponsor and for the past decade as the event’s Gold Sponsor. Throughout this time the company has increased its involvement with the event and instigated the Environmental Awareness Award which it also sponsors.

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03 April 2018

In this article Regina Henrich, the new european manager for ISSA, considers the impact of a sustainable approach in light of the growing threat of plastic waste; and how doing the right thing need not be a threat to profitability

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11 December 2017

The issue of sustainability has never been higher up on the corporate agenda. With businesses across the supply chain increasingly demanding evidence of ‘green credentials’ from their suppliers, organisations which do not adopt a proactive approach to mitigating their environmental impact can significantly damage their brand’s reputation. George Hand, sales manager for cleaning, hygiene and catering, Office Depot UK & Ireland, explains more

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17 November 2017

​There is much talk about recycling of plastics within the cleaning sector and how to encourage the recycling and re-purposing of plastics from bin liners, chemical packaging and polybags. Increasingly, we are seeing pioneering solutions in how to create second life from single life plastic, but there is still much more to be done, writes Mark Jankovich, CEO of Delphis Eco

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20 October 2017

A number of firms are diverting part of their procurement spend towards buying products that have a positive social impact. Catherine Hackett visited CLARITY-The Soap Co., which employs blind, visually impaired, disabled and otherwise disadvantaged people who manufacture a range of body care soaps, cleaning products and toiletries, to explore why

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25 September 2017

How can facilities managers be sure that their cleaning contractor isn’t just paying lip service to their environmental concerns? Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers what sustainability means when it comes to window cleaning

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07 September 2017

From chemical-free cleaning solutions to emissions-free city sweepers, the principles of the circular economy are driving the cleaning sector towards an ever more sustainable future, says RWM event director Nicola Meadows

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11 August 2017

Near-waterless technology trumps conventional washers argues Mike Ferrand, director commercial laundry EMEA at Xeros Cleaning Technologies

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28 July 2017

Chris Edwards, Facilities Show event director, analyses the impact of sustainable measures within the cleaning and facilities management industries

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25 July 2017

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee considers simple steps that contract cleaners can take to cut down on plastic waste, and encourage their own clients to boost recycling activities 

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01 June 2017

Careful selection of the types of hand hygiene products companies choose to use in working environments can not only improve the well-being of a workforce, but help reach sustainability goals, says Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe

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05 May 2017

From innovations in sustainability to new ways of improving security, the cleaning industry is not standing still. Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers the current trends and challenges facing contract cleaners and facilities managers

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10 January 2017

Stephen P. Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group,  explains how cleaning contractors can become more sustainable and why it is so important to the future of their business

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19 August 2016

Environmental sustainability is a key issue across a number of sectors, not least in the area of facilities management and contract cleaning. Businesses across the supply chain are demanding to see evidence of ‘green credentials’ from all their suppliers, pushing this requirement to the forefront of commercial operations

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12 August 2016

It's not easy being green - neither is producing a refuse sack from 100% recycled waste. Catherine Hackett visited one of the UK's largest recycling facilities of polythene waste to find out more about the challenges the industry faces

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23 May 2016

Whether you are manufacturing, selling or using cleaning and detergent products, greener alternatives can bring value and drive business growth. But what constitutes ‘eco-‘ or ‘green –‘ and how can you demonstrate these credentials to customers or be confident that you are truly using green products? Here's where the European Ecolabel can help, Olivia Bertham says

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26 January 2016

When it comes to oven cleaning it is important to understand the products and equipment being used and the harmful effects they could have on people and the environment. Richard Crawford sheds light on how to select the safest options

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11 December 2015

Nigel Crunden, business specialist at Office Depot, provides advice on promoting sustainability in the procurement process

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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17 November 2014

ecgo® Graffiti Remover is an efficient, high performance graffiti remover based on intelligent fluids® technology.

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24 January 2014

A water based anti-microbial with multi-surface broad spectrum kill and residual control.

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22 May 2014

Not to be confused with the ionisation of water, which has had negative press, Electro Chemical activation is a process utilising normal tap water and table salt, or other natural minerals, acting as an electrolyte. A special low voltage electrical cell in the device separates and recombines these elements to produce a Hypochlorous based solution. Hypochlorous is a naturally occurring substance with a powerful disinfecting action with the other oxidants released in the process producing a mild

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17 November 2014

ecgo® Graffiti Remover Protected Surfaces is an integral part of the ecgo-system® and is specially developed to remove graffiti from areas that have been protected using the ecgo® Graffiti Protect product.

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15 July 2015

The Smarter Way To Manage Cleaning. SmartDose system delivers simplicity, consistency and low cost in use.

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25 May 2016

While drug wastage and its cost to the economy is high on the political agenda, it isn’t always possible to use everything that is manufactured or ordered.

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24 November 2015

Joining The Water Jetting Association

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10 September 2015

Lightweight handy unit for convenient foam cleaning

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24 January 2014

An anionic aldehyde solvent system.

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10 September 2015

Durability, simplicity & value for manual push-pump applications

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25 May 2016

It’s important that all hazardous and non-hazardous waste is handled by specialists. Remondis UK has a wealth of expertise to handle the entire hazardous and non-hazardous waste management process.

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24 November 2015

In this section : 1. The WJA Statement of Policy in relation to the Health and Safety Commissions 'Revitalising' initiative. 2. The Medical/Surgical advice about Water Jetting Injuries (taken from the WJA Code of Practice - Blue). 3. Reference to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (taken from the WJA Code of Practice - Blue)

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25 November 2015

WJA Registered Training Providers

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17 November 2014

Based on intelligent fluids® technology ecgo® Glass Cleaner is an efficient, high performance cleaner developed to give streak free finishes to all windows, mirrors and glossy surfaces.

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18 November 2013

When diluted, each JAWS refill cartridge produces 950ml of JAWS cleaning chemical,

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